The horrors of the AAA industry right here:

Well, for that to work they'd have to make games that are actually fun and working, something at least EA doesn't seem to be capable of anymore.

If I'm not mistaken the loot boxes have been deemed a form of gambling in Belgium and the Netherlands, and there are efforts to classify them as gambling in the entire EU, thus making them illegal in any game that could have minors playing it.

It's not just minors but people with addictive personalities and any game with loot boxes should have an Adult rating and a gambling warning.